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Remembering the Past: Brian Friel

At the beginning of a new year it becomes even more important to keep those who have passed in mind, and one who must not be soon forgotten is the literary genius, Brian Friel. 993 more words

Brian Friel

Wem das Leben die Hand reicht

Brian Friel nach dem Roman von Iwan Turgenjew: Väter und Söhne, Deutsches Theater (Kammerspiele), Berlin (Regie: Daniela Löffner)

Von Sascha Krieger

Am Ende, nach ziemlich exakt vier Sunden, reibt sich der hartgesottene Rezensent, der alles schon gesehen zu haben glaubt, verwundert die Augen. 1,068 more words


For Brian

I remember my childhood in different ways. Some of those memories are sure and steady, others seem less certain and I think some are only products of those Kodak envelopes at the back of a drawer, gathering dust. 608 more words

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2016 Spring Season

Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse Josie Rourke has today announced details of the theatre’s 2016 Spring season.

The season will include three plays by Anthony Weigh, Nick Payne and Brian Friel, all of which will run at the Donmar Warehouse between February and August 2016. 430 more words


Vale Brian Friel

Brian Friel (Bernard Patrick Friel), playwright, born 9 January 1929; died 2 October 2015.

Born near Omagh, County Tyrone, to Patrick, a teacher and nationalist politician, and Mary Christina (nee McLoone), a postmistress, Friel remained close to his family all his life. 768 more words

Of Literary Interest

The National Library - Fountain of Knowledge

As a nation in love with words and writing, the National Library of Ireland is the vault where all the treasure is kept. Irish writers have made a significant and profound contribution to the world for centuries, and much of their original works are safeguarded in the building on Kildare Street that opened its doors in September 1890. 280 more words


After Anton

Afterplay (Room to Play)

Paddington Substation Gallery

October 15 – 18

Room to Play’s production of award-winning Irish dramatist’s Brian Friel’s one act work “Afterplay” is muted and minimalist, with limited staging, which is entirely fitting given its poky Paddington Substation Gallery setting and the misery of its early 20th Century Russian literary source material. 321 more words